The Hobart Convict Penitentiary, was the dark heart of the convict system in Tasmania.

Behind the high, imposing walls, 55,000 men ate, prayed, slept and were punished.

‘Pandemonium – The Convict Film Experience’ is an immersive audio-visual experience projected four metres tall onto the walls within the original Penitentiary Chapel where the convicts actually sat.

The film contextually connects the convict sites around the state, and explores the journey – from conviction, to transportation and beyond – of our convict ancestors.

Book now to experience the magic for yourself!

*Pandemonium is exempt from classification, however it does feature some graphic historical content.

It is recommended that parents and guardians enquire about the Pandemonium experience’s specific content, before deciding whether the material is suitable for their child.

"Projected four metres tall onto the walls of Hobart’s most important convict building Pandemonium delivers an experience that drives right to the heart of Tasmania’s dark past."

Prof. Hamish Maxwell-Stuart

Details

Pandemonium – The Convict Film Experience

Address:

6 Brisbane St / Crn Brisbane & Campbell
Hobart 7000 TAS

Open:

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 3pm
Tours start on the hour.
Bookings are preferred (see link below)

Closed:

Monday - Friday and Public Holidays

Phone:
(03) 6231 0911
Email:
penitentiary.chapel@nationaltrusttas.org.au
Entry Fees:

$10 Adult, $5 child (age 7-16)

What we offer:

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